Coordinating septoplasty with rhinoplasty
Finding a Board Certified Facial plastic surgeon who is also Board Certified as an Otolaryngologist is a great way to go when having this surgery performed together. If you have insurance, in many cases as long as it is medically necessary the septoplasty portion and turbinate reduction may be covered. All insurances are different so it's important to find out how the office does their billing and if they can accept your insurance. Be well and good luck! Dr. Mac
Septoplasty and rhinoplasty
The purpose of a septoplasty is to help you breathe better through your nose. As such, it will not help alleviate any of the other symptoms you've listed nor will it change the way your nose looks.
You can certainly have a septoplasty and a rhinoplasty at the same time. I recommend that you seek a double board certified surgeon in ENT and facial plastic surgery. Good luck!
Rhinoplasty and septoplasty procedure
A rhinoplasty and a septoplasty procedure will not improve migraines, facial numbness, throat discomfort, syncope or tinnitus. A septoplasty procedure is performed for medical necessity to improve air flow through the nose when there is twisted bone and cartilage in the back of the nose. A septoplasty will not change the shape of the nose. A septoplasty is billed to the patient's medical insurance, once medical necessity has been documented. A septoplasty can be performed by a surgeon who is in network, or out of network benefits. Rhinoplasty is performed to change of the shape of the nose such as straightening the nose, shaving down the dorsal hump, narrowing the bridge line and refining the tip. Expect to pay for the cosmetic component yourself, since it is cosmetic surgery. Both procedures can be performed by a double board-certified ENT /facial plastic surgeon. Look for a surgeon who has dedicated a significant component of their practice to the discipline of rhinoplasty, since it is one of the hardest operations to perform correctly in the entire field of cosmetic surgery.